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Knowledge, Organization, and ManagementBuilding on the Work of Max Boisot$
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John Child and Martin Ihrig

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199669165

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.001.0001

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I-Space and the Value of Basic Research

I-Space and the Value of Basic Research

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(p.229) 16 I-Space and the Value of Basic Research
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Knowledge, Organization, and Management
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Markus Nordberg

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0016

Abstract: This chapter discusses the impact of Max Boisot's work, and in particular of the i-Space concept, on the value of fundamental research such as particle physics. The focus of analysis is the ATLAS-project at CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Using the i-Space as a conceptual model, the nature of new, generated knowledge is described and its potential value to society addressed. The further use of options theory thinking is proposed and as set of possible variables identified.

Keywords:   Keywords: basic science, value of, knowledge management, options theory

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